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  • What to do when your child is being bullied.

    By on February 13, 2016

    My oldest child has been bullied at school. Can I just be raw here and say that it feels like my heart is being ripped out every time he tells me another story of what some kid said to him at school? Sometimes I wish I could...

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  • Pastor Thou Shalt Prosper (but not too much)

    By on February 3, 2016

    Recently I saw a post on the good old Facebook where someone had commented how disgusted they were when they saw a local pastor (no it wasn’t me, lol) leaving a store with some frivolous buys and he was (if I recall correctly) getting in his luxury...

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  • The Heaviness of Favor

    By on January 28, 2016

    This is a side of favor that is not often talked about. Or at least if it is, I haven’t heard such talk. But I think it’s important to not neglect this. Favor is amazing. It’s given from the Father to believers, lavished lovingly on us,...

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  • How to thrive through the Christmas season.

    By on December 21, 2015

    1. Saying NO is sometimes necessary to maintain peace. Boundaries are biblical. Too often the Christian mindset is this: put yourself last. Other people are more important. We must sacrifice of ourselves at any cost. Mark 12:28-31 28One of the teachers of the law came and heard...

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  • The Power of Being Real

    By on November 11, 2015

    Authenticity. We hear a lot about that these days don’t we? I see a movement beginning. We have “reality shows”, which may or may not be very realistic, more people are insisting that we stop editing models pics to the point where an unattainable illusion is presented....

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  • Click here to find out if you’re called to change the world.

    By on October 17, 2015

    Have you ever daydreamed about huge, lofty, amazing things you want to do one day, but you felt they were things you could only wish on a star for? Are you reading this blog right now because you’re hoping you are destined for greatness? I want...

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  • I’m Not the “Pastor’s Wife”. I’m the Pastor (Also).

    By on September 8, 2015

    I’ve waited a long time to write this. I want you to know that. The reason I waited so long was because I was on my own journey of forgiveness. A good writer once told me not to write when I’m angry. He said to journal...

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  • My Best Dating Advice

    By on September 4, 2015

    I don’t like to beat around the bush, so I’ll just get straight to the point. These are my best practical pieces of advice on dating in a healthy Christ centered way. It can be easy and enticing to let yourself get caught in the whirlwinds...

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  • How to Start a Ministry

    By on July 26, 2015

    I’ve heard this question time and time again within the Church; How do you launch out into (full time) ministry? How does that work? How do you build a ministry? I’m not going to go really deep here. Many people have various ideas about what “ministry” is....

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  • What’s Up With the Picotas?

    By on July 22, 2015

    I’ve debated back and forth about whether or not to blog/post about this because I know we don’t owe anyone an explanation, but I decided to share anyways because I want to help others who go through similar experiences or maybe you’ve heard God call you...

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